'A powerful economic force': How clean energy delivered 10 per cent of global economic growth last year

James Murray
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'A powerful economic force': How clean energy delivered 10 per cent of global economic growth last year

New analysis from the IEA details how clean energy has already become a key component of the world's most successful economies, and green heavy industries could follow in its wake

For much of the past 20 years, clean energy has been regarded as something of a niche concern - a well-meaning but ultimately marginal addition to the wider, and still fossil fuel-reliant, energy industry....

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